How to Root HTC Incredible S on any Firmware

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HTC Incredible S was a huge success of HTC in US market. Powered with a 1Ghz Scorpion processor paired with Adreno 205 GPU, it can withstand average gaming and other uses. We have created a detailed Tutorial that will guide you through the procedure of rooting and install Custom recovery on your Incredible S easily. We have provided step by guide to let you through the procedure of unlocking Bootloader, flashing recovery and then rooting your device easily using revolutionary and an automated bat file.

How to root HTC Incredible S - Easy guide

Alert/Warning: We or the developer are not responsible for any damages. Please understand that rooting voids warranty, proceed at your own risk.

Pre-requisite: 

1. Backup all essential data.

2. Charge your device to atleast 70%.

3. Enable USB debugging. Go to settings>>developer options and enable the checkbox.

Essential Downloads:

  • First of all, Create a folder named “Downgrade” in your PC’s Desktop and then download the “Download Kit” from here to your computer.
  • Now, create a new folder in “Downgrade” as “Downgrade Kit” then extract the downloaded Download Kit in to the “Downgrade Kit” and then open the folder and double-click on “runme.cmd” executable file in your computer. Now, you also need to create a new folder inside the “Downgrade” folder named as “RUU”.
  • Download a file from here and save it into the folder “RUU”.

How to Root HTC Incredible S using revolutionary tool and rooter flash: 

Step 1: First, connect your phone to the PC via original USB cable. Now, double-click on “runme.cmd” and follow the on-screen instructions. After you have followed all the on-screen instructions, run the RUU file inside the RUU folder.

Step 2: Now, you can check in Settings -> About Phone that the Hboot version is 1.12.0000. You need to download revolutionary tool now, visit the “revolutionary.io” website and click on the “Download for Windows” then download and extract the .zip folder to fill in the boxes for the beta key.

Step 3: Next, you will have to fill in the following details, as we have done:

Your Operating System: Windows/Linux (Depending on yours)
Your Device: HTC Incredible S
HBOOT Version: 1.13.0000
Serial Number: (Your serial number)

Step 4: Now, copy the paste beta key in the notepad file and then you will have to save the same in your desktop. Please, ensure that all the data is correct.

Step 5: Connect your phone to the PC, choose “charge only” and disable Fast boot Mode, also see that USB Debugging is enabled. Now, run the revolutionary.exe file and when it asks you to input beta key, enter the same you have copied.

Step 6: Now, it will ask you whether you want to flash ClockworkMod Recovery type “Y”, as soon as this task is completed the cmd will close. After ensuring that you have S off the boot loader, reboot your phone into bootloader and then open Recovery.

Step 7: When your phone has entered in ClockworkMod Recovery, connect your phone to the PC and then select “mounts and storage”. Now, select “mount sdcard” and download the root.zip file and save the same in your PC. Do not extract the downloaded files. Place the root.zip file to root directory of your phone’s SD card. Then select “unmounts sd card” in your device and select “++++Go Back++++”.

Step 8: Now, select “install zip from sdcard” and then choose the root.zip file.

Step 9: When the installation procedure has completed and yyour phone is booted up automatically, download Root checker app to ensure whether the device is rooted or not. Also install the SuperUser app from Google’s Play Store.

Note: IF your device refuses to get rooted or displays “gets into the boot loop mode”, you will have to follow the procedure mentioned above again.

Share with us if you face any issue, we will try to resolve the same and find a solution for it too.

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